Spring truck weight restrictions begin March 16 for central frost zoneSpring truck weight restrictions on state highways will begin March 16 for Minnesota's central frost zone.
By: Staff Report, Alexandria Echo Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will begin March 16 for Minnesota's central frost zone. Spring weight restrictions for the south, southeast and Twin Cities Metro area frost zones began March 14.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) limits truck weights to prevent damage to roads weakened during the spring thaw.
Spring load restriction dates and the six frost zones in Minnesota are listed on MnDOT’s website at www.mrr.dot.state.mn.us